Recently all the big Windows news has been around Windows 11. But blink, and you might miss Microsoft’s real ambitions. Gone are the days when the company wanted to put a PC in every home and on every desk. Now it looks like Microsoft is gearing up for a goal much larger than ever before.
Forget a PC on every desk. With Windows in the cloud, Microsoft can put a PC on every device. Whether it’s a smartphone, a tablet, or even a gaming console, someday, it could also be a powerful Windows PC. All without any need to own a laptop or a desktop. And you know what? It’s a bright future for computer users. Don’t believe me? Head on to the top story, and I’ll make my case.
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For years, Microsoft’s vision was “[a] computer on every desk, and in every home, running Microsoft software.” But now, Microsoft is a very different company. And with its latest moves in Xbox and Windows, Microsoft’s new vision is clear: “Windows everywhere, even without a single PC in the home.” Read More »
Spreadsheets are ubiquitous: people use them every day for tracking inventory, budgeting, data tracking, and a million other things. And, while Microsoft Excel has been the go-to spreadsheet for years, there are other (free) alternatives you might like more. Read More »
Video games are a great way to spend time with friends—especially when they’re created with that exact purpose in mind. Party games are great for getting a group of people together for something fun, creating memories of triumph, laughter, and at times, unbridled rage. And whether your friends are near or far, you can find plenty of games like this for your PC. Read More »
With so many video streaming services to choose from, it’s difficult to know which ones deserve your money. This is where free trials come in handy because they allow you to try out a video streaming service before shelling out any cash. Read More »
Spring brings the promise of warmer weather and newly blooming plants. It also marks the beginning of an exciting season of meteor showers and other events, like eclipses and supermoons. We’ve marked all of the upcoming showers and events through the end of summer and shared some stargazing tips. Read More »
We love products that offer multiple purposes in a single device, which is why you’ve got to check out this tactical pen. Not only is it a reliable ballpoint pen with a comfortable anti-slip grip, but it can also double as a self-defense weapon and a glass breaker. It’s used in police and military gear and is made of heavy-duty military-grade aluminum. It also has a solid, tight cap that clicks on both ends when it switches between pen and glass breaker/self-defense modes. The weighty pen feels good to the touch and comes with a second ink refill for free.
Odds are, you probably created a simple time capsule at some point during school, and enjoyed looking through it when you opened it up later on. Now NASA is installing a time capsule on its Lucy spacecraft intended for future humans, which is set to launch in October. Read More »
Three years before id Software released Doom, the company began work on a Super Mario Bros. 3 port for MS-DOS PCs. It didn’t work out. But now the Strong Museum of Play says that it’s obtained a demo of the Mario Bros. 3 port, and it’s probably the same demo that id Software showed to Nintendo execs in 1990. Read More »
In a survey paid for by Ford, the motor company found that 70% of drivers upgrading to an electric vehicle will miss the smell of gasoline. Ford also discovered that gasoline is a more popular scent than wine or cheese. So screw it, here’s Mach-Eau GT, a perfume that smells like the co-worker who came in after spilling gas on their pants. Read More »
In observation of World Snake Day, Razer now sells a $50 pair of gamer slippers depicting the Sneki Snek mascot. Razer promises to plant 10 trees through Conservation International for every pair of slippers that it sells, just as the company does with other items in its Sneki Snek collection. Read More »
Robots aren’t exactly new, and neither are robot hands designed to perform a specific task. However, soft robotic hands that can play video games with a controller are! In fact, this one from a research team at the University of Maryland is proving to make for tough competition in Super Mario Bros. Read More »
If you own a 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolt, you shouldn’t park it inside a garage or near your home after charging it. That warning came after two recent vehicle fires in the last few weeks. The recall notice applies to 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 50,000 in the United States. Read More »
LEGO has really outdone itself with its latest set. The company just revealed the impressive Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Republic Gunship. The enormous set includes 3,292 pieces and is sure to be an instant hit with Star Wars fans and serious LEGO enthusiasts alike. Read More »